Fort Lee honors James Monroe

By 2nd Lt. Robert DurrMay 6, 2010

RICHMOND, Va. (May 6, 2010) -- The Fort Lee Honor Guard take their positions before the wreath-laying ceremony for President James Monroe April 28 at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. Brig. Gen. Michael Trombetta, deputy commanding general, mobilization and training, Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence, and Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Reid, incoming Non-Commissioned Officer Academy commandant, were also on hand to honor Monroe. The traditional wreath-laying ceremony is held every year at the grave site of each of the former presidents on their birthday. This year commemorates Monroe\'s 252nd birthday.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – RICHMOND, Va. (May 6, 2010) -- The Fort Lee Honor Guard take their positions before the wreath-laying ceremony for President James Monroe April 28 at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. Brig. Gen. Michael Trombetta, deputy commanding general, mobilization and training, Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence, and Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Reid, incoming Non-Commissioned Officer Academy commandant, were also on hand to honor Monroe. The traditional wreath-laying ceremony is held every year at the grave site of each of the former presidents on their birthday. This year commemorates Monroe\'s 252nd birthday. (Photo Credit: 2nd Lt. Robert Durr) VIEW ORIGINAL